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VMware Hires 20-Year Legal Vet Amy Fliegelman Olli as SVP, General Counsel

Amy Fliegelman Olli, formerly senior vice president and general counsel of Avaya, has been appointed to a similar dual-role at VMware (NYSE: VMW) in a move that takes effect Aug. 28. VMware said Monday that Olli will bring more than 20 years of legal experience in the enterprise technology sector to …

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Report: Gov’t, Military Explore IBM’s Watson, Other AI Tech; Sam Gordy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2017 — Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) federal business, has said the U.S. Army has utilized the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform to predict mechanical issues on Stryker vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Gordy, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, told FCW in an article published Friday …

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IBM’s Lisa Mascolo: VA-DoD EHR Update Collaboration Key to Health Services Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2017 — Lisa Mascolo, managing director for the U.S. federal sector at IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) global business services segment, has said the collaboration between the Department of Veterans Affairs and Defense Department in updating the former’s electronic health records system works to transform services to veterans, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. …

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Booz Allen Vet Kenneth Saenz Joins Allegheny as EVP; Arria Hines Comments

Kenneth Saenz, formerly a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has been named an executive vice president of management and technology services contractor Allegheny Science & Technology. He will oversee energy market-related programs and help AST identify capability areas to deliver program management support and technologies to industry and …

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IBM Vet Julie Xiang Joins Merlin as Sales VP

Julie Xiang, former federal sales manager at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has been named vice president of sales at cybersecurity and information technology services provider Merlin International. Merlin said Monday she has more than 16 years of IT sales and sales management experience with a primary focus on the government healthcare market. Xiang …

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6 Firms to Receive $258M in DOE Exascale Supercomputer R&D Contracts

The Energy Department will award six companies three-year contracts worth $258 million in total to research and develop large-scale supercomputers. DOE said Thursday it will issue funds through its Exascale Computing Project as part of the department’s new PathForward program that seeks to create the first exascale supercomputers for U.S. national security, manufacturing, …

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IBM, Cisco to Collaborate, Integrate Tech for Joint Effort Against Cyber Threats

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has entered into a partnership with Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) for threat intelligence collaboration and the integration of their cybersecurity technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. IBM Security‘s X-Force will work with Cisco’s Talos security research team in efforts to protect customers’ networks, endpoints and …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Defense and IT Win Big in FY 2018 Budget Proposal

The Week’s Top GovCon News Stories View this email in your browser Weekly Roundup May 22 – May 26 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This past Tuesday, President Donald Trump released his first budget proposal for fiscal 2018 and the blueprint …

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AECOM, IBM Help Develop Local Gov’t Disaster Resilience Scorecard for UN

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have partnered to develop a scorecard for the United Nations that works to guide local governments in efforts to drive resilience and preparedness against natural disasters, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. IBM said Tuesday the team built the Disaster …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Blockchain’s Impact on Industry & More

Weekly Roundup May 8 – May 12 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson It’s been nearly a decade since Satoshi Nakamoto first dreamt up the core component of the technology known as blockchain – the decentralized, digital currency Bitcoin has evolved …

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